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Owen, Robert, 1771-1858

LC control no.n 80037004
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingOwen, Robert, 1771-1858
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Variant(s)Oʹen, Robert, 1771-1858
Oven, Robert, 1771-1858
Ouėn, Robert, 1771-1858
Ou-wen, 1771-1858
Ou-wen, Lo-po-tʻe, 1771-1858
One of His Majesty's justices of peace for the county of Lanark, 1771-1858
אואן, רוברט, 1771-1858
אוען, ראבערט, 1771-1858
Other standard no.29613293
Associated placeNew Lanark (Scotland) New Harmony (Ind.)
Birth date1771-05-14
Death date1858-11-17
Place of birthNewtown (Powys, Wales)
Place of deathNewtown (Powys, Wales)
Field of activityManufacturing industries--Employees--Legal status, laws, etc. Employee rights Utopian socialism
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Found inTing, P. Sheng-hsi-men, Fu-li-yeh ho Ou-wen, 1986: t.p. (Ou-wen) p. 121 (Lo-po-tʻe Ou-wen; 1771-1858)
His A new view of society, or, Essays on the principle of the formation ... 1813: t.p. (one of His Majesty's justices of peace for the county of Lanark)
Halkett & Laing (One of His Majesty's justices of peace ..., Robert Owen)
DNB (Owen, Robert; socialist, educator, reformer; manager Lanark Cotton Mills in England; came to U.S. to found colony of New Harmony, Indiana; when colony failed returned to England; b. North Wales 5/14/1771; d. 11/17/1858)
Wikipedia, 3 October 2019 (Robert Owen; born 14 May 1771 in Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Wales, died 17 November 1858 in Newtown; Welsh textile manufacturer, philanthropic social reformer, and one of the founders of utopian socialism and the cooperative movement. Owen is best known for his efforts to improve the working conditions of his factory workers and his promotion of experimental socialistic communities)
Gaskell, E. Mary Barton, 2000: footnote, page 471 (Robert Owen (1771-1858) was a socialist mill owner who believed that a better work environment would improve the character and productivity of his employees. At his cotton mill in New Lanark, Scotland, wages were higher and hours shorter, young children were sent to school instead of to work, and housing for employees was superior to the standards of the times. The mill operated at a profit)
Associated languageeng